I note that you have been in touch with Darcy. I am also descended from terh Hottmann family. I would be interested in exchanging information. BTW: Hottmann is spelled with two n's in this area, anyway.
My genealogy is: SallyJo Peterson, Florence Hottmann, Lee Hottmann, Charles Hottmann, Christian Hottmann, Daniel Hottmann.
Additionally, Charles Hottmann married Lavina Ray. Lavina's sister, Rhosana married John Ralph.